Oat Bran Muffins

    25 min

    A very healthful muffin full of wholegrain goodness. Be sure to use oat bran, not porridge oats. The apple sauce in place of some of the oil makes these muffins lighter than most. Use apple sauce, apple puree or even apple baby food.

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    Serves: 12 

    • 110g dark dark brown soft sugar
    • 140g oat bran
    • 200g plain flour
    • 2 teaspoons baking powder
    • 2 teaspoons bicarbonate of soda
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 2 eggs
    • 240g chilled apple sauce or puree
    • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 200 C / Gas 6. Line or grease 12 muffin cups.
    2. Blend together dark brown soft sugar, oat bran, flour, baking powder, bicarb and salt. Add eggs, chilled apple sauce and vegetable oil. Mix until well-blended. Spoon mixture into muffin cases. Let stand 10 minutes.
    3. Bake at 200 C / Gas 6 for 15 minutes or until golden brown.


    Add 175g raisins. Or, before baking, sprinkle mixture of sugar and cinnamon over the tops of the muffins. Or, add 1 teaspoon cinnamon or nutmeg to flour mixture.

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    Easy. Will try with blueberries next time as suggested.  -  11 Nov 2017


    Lovely muffins! Easy to make and also added some blueberries, will try raisins next time  -  13 Jan 2016


    Very Very tasty...I add blueberries just to give it a little extra....a very easy breakfast muffin Thanx  -  09 Sep 2013